The 66th National Film awards were announced on Friday, with two prestigious awards going to Junglee Pictures & Chrome Pictures’ Badhaai Ho, directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma. The family comedy featuring Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra, Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao and Surekha Sikri that released last year continues to be an award season favourite as it bagged top honours at the National Film Awards including ‘Best Wholesome Entertainment’ and Best Supporting Actress – Surekha Sikri.
Having crossed Rs 200 crore mark, Badhaai Ho was unanimously appreciated by the critics, the industry and audiences across the country. Director Amit Ravindernath Sharma says, “This is overwhelming…When we made this film we didn’t expect it to receive this reception. It’s nothing short of a dream come true to have Chrome’s first film production win a National award”.
Producer Vineet Jain shares, “Junglee Pictures has always believed in telling impactful stories in the most engaging manner. This recognition in form of a national award is truly gratifying. I am proud of the team for putting together such a delightful yet meaningful film.”
Producer Aleya Sen adds, “I’m speechless! There couldn’t be a bigger honour than this and this win has only encouraged us to push the envelope further and make films the country will be proud of “.
Says producer Hemant Bhandari, ” This calls for a celebration. Congratulations to the cast, crew, technicians our co-producer Priti Shahani and everyone who made this film what it. For more news and updates from the world of showbiz stay tuned to CineBlitz!
Bell Bottom moves its date !
Akshay Kumar’s Spy film Bell-Bottom to now release on 2nd April, 2021!
Directed by Ranjit M Tewari the story is of one of India’s forgotten heroes ,it will go on floors this year and will release on 2nd April 2021.
The story inspired by true events is written by Aseem Arora & Pervez Shaikhand and is touted to be a very high-end espionage thriller.
Akshay Kumar along with his producer Jackky Bhagnani took to social media to announce the release date of the film.
I know there are enough memes out there about me clashing with myself one day but 22nd January, 2021 is not that day😜 #BellBottom will now release on 2nd April, 2021!@ranjit_tiwari @vashubhagnani @honeybhagnani @monishaadvani @nikkhiladvani @EmmayEntertain @poojafilms pic.twitter.com/0Z3f5ZMa3q
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 27, 2020
— Jackky Bhagnani (@jackkybhagnani) January 27, 2020
Dhanush to come on board for a project?
Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s brother Shamas Nawab Siddiqui meets Petta director Karthik Subbaraj
Sometime back, the news of director Shamas Nawab Siddiqui to collaborate with South superstar Dhanush in a mysterious project was doing the rounds. And now, the director has met popular South Indian director Karthik Subbaraj. It was learned that the two met over the weekend.
Elated Shamas took to his Twitter and said, “One who just finished and one who is desirous to work with the dashing @dhanushkraja. It was lovely meeting you @karthiksubbaraj
All The Best #Petta #BoleChudiyan.”
— Shamas N Siddiqui (@ShamasSiddiqui) January 27, 2020
Shamas, who is gearing up for his feature directorial debut Bole Chudiyan that stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tamannaah Bhatia in the lead roles had tweeted and expressed his wish to work with Dhanush.
— Shamas N Siddiqui (@ShamasSiddiqui) November 25, 2019
Ekta Kapoor reveals the first look of her son Ravie Kapoor on his first birthday; Check out!
We had waited for a year to catch the first glimpse of Ekta Kapoor’s son, Ravie Kapoor and finally, on the occasion of his first birthday which was celebrated on 26th January, Ekta made sure the audience gets to see the first look of her son. Ekta posted a super cute video on her social media with the pictures of her friends and family and we totally love it all!
Ekta took tp her social media and shared, “JAI MATA DI Exactly a year ago on this day a new journey began… writing’ mentalhood’ had made me paranoid …being a mother was not easy .. a life long commitment….u came smiled n I knew …I finally belonged !!!! Thanku alt digital for making this video n gifting it to me …n sorry maasi @smritiiraniofficial ur stressed I know 🤩🤩🤩…happpie bday ravioli”.
The video begins with the iconic shot of Ravie’s grandfather Jeetendra singing ‘Baar Baar din yeh aye’ from his film, Farz along with teh many visuals of Ravie with friends and family. Everything about the video is adorable. The birthday celebrations were held in town in the presence of the who’s who of Bollywood.
Making it a double celebration, it was announced that Ekta Kapoor will be awarded India’s fourth-highest civilian award, Padma Shri this year. The final list of names of the awardees is announced by the government on January 25, on the eve of Republic Day.
Ekta Kapoor, popularly hailed as the ‘content czarina’ of the industry has helped to showcase more than 100 characters in Indian Television. Charting a path with unconventional stories from the distance pockets of the nation, her contributions have been very significant in the field of arts and entertainment. Ekta Kapoor has also made it a point to help and change the portrayals of women in society through her work with content-driven cinematic projects.
Bell Bottom moves its date !
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Goila Plans !
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The Underground Touch !
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